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Drink Astoria: Exploring Astoria's Best Bars with Emily Ross-Johnson of the Astoria Whiskey Society

by Seanan Forbes on Nov 11, 2014 in Liquor
Drink Astoria: Exploring Astoria's Best Bars with Emily Ross-Johnson of the Astoria Whiskey Society

One of the first things you might notice about Emily Ross-Johnson, founder of the Astoria Whiskey Society, is that when she talks about drinks, she also talks about food. For Ross-Johnson, that’s important. She has attended more than a few events “where there’s lots and lots of booze available, and no food.” Before the event is over, “people are just wrecked – and that’s not a good scenario, and it’s not an environment that I want to promote. I always want to encourage people to drink responsibly, and part of that is having food with what you’re drinking – and I like good stuff. I like good cocktails and I like good whiskey. The same holds true for food.”

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